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Accounting, Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable, Financial Reporting

Location:
Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary:
$50,000.00
Posted:
November 08, 2018

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K

aren Dougherty *** McComb Lane Chadds Ford, PA 19317 610-***-****

Analytical, accomplished accounting professional with extensive experience in all areas of the discipline. Proven ability developing and integrating processes and procedures which aligned with organizational objectives and promote efficiency and cost savings. Demonstrates track record of combining software knowledge with leadership and interpersonal skills while providing superior service.

Professional Experience

New Castle County Chamber of Commerce Wilmington, DE

Finance Manager June 2018 – October 2018

Maintain financial records for five (5) separate Entities including Accounts Payable; Accounts Receivable, Invoicing; Supervision of Daily Cash Receipts and Deposits; Bank Statement Reconciliations; Journal Entries and Due To and Due From Journal Entries between entities

Prepared accurate monthly financial statements to be distributed to the President, Finance Committee and Board of Directors along with department reports to department managers using QuickBooks Accounting Software.

Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, Inc. Newark, DE

Accounting Manager March 2017 – May 2018

Maintain financial records-A/P; Cash Receipts; Reconcile bank and financial institution accounts; Pledge Receivables; Restricted grants and designated funds using Abila MIP Software

Perform regular bi-weekly payroll including submittals of payroll tax deposits and 401k deposits. Prepare W2 and 1099 forms using Abila MIP Software

Prepare accurate monthly financial statements to be distributed to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors along with department reports to department managers using Abila MIP Software. Assist ED with annual budget

Support contracted accounting firm with annual audit and end of your financial statements. Prepare annual tax return-Form 990

PrimePay LLC West Chester, PA

Staff Accountant November 2015 – March 2017

Worked closely with the Controller and the Director of Finance while working as a team with two other Staff Accountants in standardizing practices and procedures.

Perform the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions and ensure all invoices and approvals are recorded and paid accurately and in accordance with finance policies and procedures into Quick Books Accounting Software. Uses Excel for Facility Schedules for 32 offices located throughout the United States.

HOME Avondale, PA

Stay At Home Mom 2002-2015

Worked as a stay-at-home-mother to two, along with elderly parents, assuming all primary caregiver duties including all activities of daily living, entertainment, and educational stimulation, daily activities, leveraging time management and scheduling ability. Performed on the spot problem solving and ensured emergency preparedness. Responsible for budget management, communication, and remaining calm under extreme pressure

THE NEW CASTLE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Newark, DE

Controller 1991-2002

Responsible for day-to-day accounting operations in accordance with GAAP regulations, reconciling bank statements and performing payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and collection functions.

Coordinated the preparation and implementation of the annual budget and performed financial analysis reported to the Board of Directors.

Transitioned organization accounting system from a manual paper system to the Great Plains Accounting software.

Administered investment and pension programs, evaluating work processes and recommending cost effective changes to procedures.

Performed purchasing and contracting procedures, ensuring the most economical use of funds for supplies and services.

Maintained all equipment, including computers, telephones, copy machines, printers, postage machines, and more.

HUTCHISON ENTERPRISES, INC Philadelphia, PA

Bookkeeper, Administrative Assistant 1981-1991

Provided extensive administrative and clerical support, which included serving as first point-of-contact for customers.

Oversaw daily cash receipts and deposits; Processed weekly payroll; Supported A/R and A/P

Education

Bachelor of Science, Food Services & Housing Administration

Coursework in Business Administration

THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY University Park, PA

Community Service

KENNETT HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PARENTS CLUB Kennett Sq, PA Managing Committee 2013-2017

ST. PATRICK’S CYO TRACK Kennett Sq, PA Assistant Coach 2010-2012

KENNETT-UNIONVILLE TITANS FOOTBALL TEAM Kennett Sq, PA Assistant Coach 2005-2011



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